I spoke to the rising star Biko Mabuse in an exclusive interview about his musical journey. Interestingly enough, his father just celebrated his 70th birthday on the 2nd of November.
Like father, like son, this young man Biko has talent and confidence by the bucket full. Remember the name Biko Mabuse - a driven talented young man.
More opportunities and more life.
Having your name in conversations of the public.
As a musician, I’ll retire when I die.
A natural expression of human life.
Hotstix Mabuse, RJ Benjamin, Khuli Chana and Kayla Nkwe.
I draw inspiration from many experiences, places, times and people.
The spiritual resonance of creating the music. It's an indescribable experience.
Turn it Up - 12 Dogs.
Thabiso (12 dogs) rolling all over the stage during his guitar solo and I also rap with my dad on Burnout. I appeared on stage with him at Ricoffy’s 50th Birthday Bash and now I do regular shows with dad, adding a 2021 rap to the classic Burnout.
Steve Biko, Michael Jackson and Kobe Bryant.
Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse.
My mother, Naniwe Maqetuka. Her strong, intelligent and loving character sets an example for what it means to be a genuine person.
Fifa World Cup opening ceremony.
The way I carry myself. My mind.
I would be an actor.
Kanye West. His life has been a movie and I would play that role well.
Confident, smart, talented and a worker.
We Used to Dance - Andile Yenana
Dankie San - Pro Kid
Township Child - Sipho Hotstix Mabuse
Levels - AKA
Zimphonic Suites - Zim Ngqawana
Tomorrow is Another Country by Allister Sparks, I write what I like by Steve Biko and a lot of self-help books.
For Sale? (interlude) by Kendrick Lamar.
Spotie (Bucket hat).
Ekse, shup fede? (Hi, how are you?), Zikhiphani? (What's happening?) and Tsasa (Lip therapy).
Speak fluent French.
15,000 streams of Consequence of Sound in eight weeks.
Feeling of elation.
Sweat a lot.
Don't believe the hype and stay humble.
Yes, 100%. Orlando Pirates gives me headaches every week.
In the studio making music.
Yes, I do. I help coaching kids’ basketball at the Klipspruit Sports Center in Soweto.
To be one of the best multi-genre producers and songwriters.